Compare 2010 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen vs 2010 Volkswagen GTI

2010 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen
2010 Volkswagen GTI
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4-Door Manual PZEV S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual PZEV S 22 30 $18,816 $19,510
4-Door Manual S 22 30 $18,816 $19,510
4-Door Automatic PZEV S 23 30 $19,915 $20,610
4-Door Automatic S 23 30 $19,915 $20,610
4-Door Automatic PZEV SE 23 30 $21,757 $23,240
4-Door Automatic SE 23 30 $21,757 $23,240
4-Door Manual TDI 30 41 $23,200 $24,615
4-Door DSG TDI 30 42 $24,299 $25,715
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2-Door HB Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual 21 31 $21,885 $23,465
2-Door HB Manual PZEV 21 31 $21,885 $23,465
4-Door HB Manual 21 31 $22,446 $24,070
4-Door HB Manual PZEV 21 31 $22,446 $24,070
2-Door HB DSG 24 32 $22,984 $24,565
2-Door HB DSG PZEV 24 32 $22,984 $24,565
4-Door HB DSG 24 32 $23,545 $25,170
4-Door HB DSG PZEV 24 32 $23,545 $25,170
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,816
$21,885
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,510
$23,465
Monthly Payment Estimate
$325 / month
$391 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Volkswagen GTI sits more upright, as usual-but its punchy turbo engine, crisp handling, and paddle-shifted gearbox are anything but stodgy.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 54.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 41.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.5 35.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 54.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.7 93.5
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 38.5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
59.2 57.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.6 59.7
Wheelbase (in)
101.5 101.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 70.0
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 5.0
Length, Overall (in)
179.3 165.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
32.8 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
66.9 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 15.3
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 46.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x 0.5 11.26 x 0.47
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.9 12.28 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 35.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.01 3.01
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 15.6
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 225/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 225/45HR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3228 3034
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.0 8.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 480
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 120
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 5700 200 @ 5100-6000
Engine Type
Gas I5 Gas Turbocharged I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection FSI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
177 @ 4250 207 @ 1800-5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/151 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 31
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 1.11
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.60 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 2.09
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.65 3.94/3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.10
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.93
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.78 3.36
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.47
Trans Type
5 6
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 2 Door HB
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Volkswagen GTI
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Four-link 4-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5 7.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 7

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